stride noun

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ADJ. long, short In one short stride, he reached the window. | quick, rapid | slow | easy | purposeful

VERB + STRIDE take | lengthen, shorten He lengthened his stride to keep up with her. | break Without breaking her stride she ducked the ball. | match He matched his stride to her slower pace.

PREP. in a ~

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ADJ. considerable, enormous, giant, great

VERB + STRIDE make She's made enormous strides in English this term.

PREP. ~s in